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Power On/Off Thump/Plop?

lewin, modified 5 Years ago.

Power On/Off Thump/Plop?

Youngling Posts: 5 Join Date: 5/12/17 Recent Posts
I'm considering to buy either the 8351, 8341 or 8340 with SAM/GLM. They will be connected to an AC power strip and will be switched on/off with the switch on that power strip. Any thumps/plops when I do that? 
jani-oksanen, modified 5 Years ago.

RE: Power On/Off Thump/Plop?

Jedi Master Posts: 449 Join Date: 3/30/17 Recent Posts

Hi Iewin,

Sorry for late reply. Shutting monitors down from power strip can cause small plop sound to the monitors. If proper power strip is used, it doesn't damage the monitors and can be used like you said.

All the models you mentioned also have ISS power saving mode, and using power strip to switch them off is not necessery.
https://www.genelec.com/key-technologies/intelligent-signal-sensing-iss-technology


Best regards,
Jani Oksanen
Customer Support Team

lewin, modified 5 Years ago.

RE: Power On/Off Thump/Plop?

Youngling Posts: 5 Join Date: 5/12/17 Recent Posts

Thanks for your answer; two questions remain:

- You say there is a plop when switching OFF. Even if they are switched off  while in power savings mode?

- Is there a plop when switching them ON via the power strip?

 

ilkka-rissanen, modified 5 Years ago.

RE: Power On/Off Thump/Plop? (Answer)

Yoda Posts: 2564 Join Date: 3/23/09 Recent Posts
Kurt Mueller:

Thanks for your answer; two questions remain:

- You say there is a plop when switching OFF. Even if they are switched off  while in power savings mode?

- Is there a plop when switching them ON via the power strip?

 

- If the monitors are off or in standby mode, they won't emit any sound.

- There will probably be a small sound when the monitors power on, but if is difficult to judge whether you would find it offensive or not.